Night Life

The sun is luminescent overhead. The man is pale, an albino with golden eyes. He dons a broad-brim hat of woven grass. The brim is dyed red. He digs in his pockets for the key to the house; it barely fits because of the rust. The battered door creaks inward. Dust and bottled love make his nostrils flare. Legend sniffs to clear the tears from his eyes . . .

The Writer’s Guide to Learning From & Handling Literary Rejection

Rejection is more dynamic than simply receiving an email from an editor telling you ‘Your work is not a good fit for us at this time’.  As a creative who has been (and still is) rejected at many intersections along the road of my writing journey, here I share what I do to move on and why it is necessary to ultimately learn from rejection.

Wedding

Sitting in the scented moonlight my toes tremble. The steam that curls above artistic plates is the same clarity that haloes each salt-grain star.

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